Antique Basque copper ladle or Kopetxa
Superb antique Basque copper ladle or Kopetxa / zurubita,
This 19th century beaten copper ladle was traditional to the Basque Country. It was used for serving water from the Ferrata, a 2-handled vessel women carried on their heads.
The handle is hollow and open at the narrow end for washing your hands.
It is artisan made with a rolled lip and dovetail seams.
Length 18 inches
Diameter 4.5 inches
In very good condition – small dings, signs of use, the patina of age… a lovely authentic object.
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